Here are 16 tales from one of the great works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled for a while the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series of brilliant stories, by turns humorous, bawdy, tragic and provocative. This celebration of physical and sexual vitality is Boccaccio's answer to the sublime other-worldliness of Dante's "Divine Comdey"...
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Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-75) was an early Italian author and poet, and student and friend of Petrarch.
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Book Description Naxos AudioBooks, 2006. Compact Disc. Book Condition: Brand New. unabridged edition. 4.75x5.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk962634380X